Nov 21, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

English, B.A


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A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for a Bachelor of Arts in English.

Core Requirements (46 to 49 credits)


Major Requirements


36 credits:

English Major with Emphases


Students who major in English may choose one of three optional Emphases. The Emphases are designed to give students additional opportunities for professional development in fields related to the English major. Each Emphasis is comprised of 12 additional credits in required and elective courses, as described below. Other electives may also be selected in consultation with the chair of the Division of Education .

Writing Emphasis:


9 elective credits from the following list of courses

Editing and Publishing Emphasis:


9 additional credits from the following list of courses

Cultural Studies Emphasis:


  • one course in a modern language at the 200-level or higher (3 credits, required);
9 additional credits from the following list of courses

Electives


42 to 48 credits

Certification in Secondary Education


In lieu of general electives, English Majors may pursue Certification in Secondary Education offered through the Division of Education. For requirements, see Certification in Secondary Education (Grades 7-12) .

Note


To earn a Bachelor of Arts in English, students complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Students must also earn a major GPA of 2.0, and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Sample Four Year Sequence


Freshman Year 

Fall Semester

FSYM 101 The First Year Symposium (3)  

World Languages I (3)

Foundation of Social Science(3) (either semester)

ENGL 100 Special Topics (3)  (recommended)*

Elective (3)

15 credits 

Spring Semester

WCIV 102 Origins of the West (3)  

PHIL 103 Foundations of Philosophy (3)  

World Languages II (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits 

 

Sophmore Year

Fall Semester

WCIV 201 The Western Imagination: the Renaissance to the Great War (3)  

PHIL 203 Philosophy in the Modern Age (3)  

ENGL 261 Introduction to Literary Study I (3)  

MATH 211 Mathematical Thinking (3)  (either semester)

Elective (3)

15 credits

Spring Semester

AMER 202 America in the World (3)  

THEOL 220 Belief in Today's World (3)  

ENGL 262 Introduction to Literary Study II (3)  

ENGL 3XX English Major course (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits 

 

Junior Year

Fall Semester

THEOL 320 Encountering Christ (3)  

ENMO 300 Modernity in Literature (3)  

ENGL 3XX English Major course (3)

ENGL 3XX English Major course (3)

GNSCI XXX Lab Science (4) (either semester)

16 credits 

Spring Semester

PHIL/THEOL 300 Ethics and The Human Good (3)

ENGE 3XX Global Encounters (3)

ENGL 3XX English Major course (3)

ENGL 3XX English Major course (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits 

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester 

ENGL 498 Senior Seminar (3)  

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits

Spring Semester

ENGL 3XX English Major course (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits 

 

*One ENGL 100 course in the first year is strongly recommended.

 

 

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